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  • Insight Analyst

  • Business: Wickes
  • Sector: Category, Pricing & Product
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: Excellent + Benefits + Bonus
  • Hours of work: 37.5
  • Position type: Permanent
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 13-Jan-2020
  • Job reference: 25185

Job Description

Wickes is more than just the nation’s favourite DIY store. We’re part of the Travis Perkins Group, one of the UK’s top employers. That’s why the first thing you’ll notice at Wickes is the way everyone pulls together.  It’s a place where we’ll ask for your ideas, listen to your opinions and value the contributions you make. Chances are you’ve never experienced anything quite like our culture.  

All our colleagues come from different backgrounds, but what we all have in common is a determination to succeed and a passion for being the best we can be.  If that sounds like you, we’ll make you feel right at home.


The Role: Insight Analyst


We are looking for an analytically minded graduate to join us within our customer insights team to drive increased customer and business understanding through analytics.


We work across the wider business and support the Commercial teams to practise data led decision making. We achieve this through clear and concise communication of occasionally complex information.  Our analytics stretches across a wide variety of areas, including Price and Promotions, Range, Customer Behaviour, property investment and a many other key business areas.

This role would be perfect for an early career analyst or a graduate looking to start their career with full training offered. All you need it the right mindset to look at various data, explaining different trends and supporting various departments with their business decisions.

Responsibilities: Insight Analyst

Product and Customer Insight and Reporting


  • Make Wickes even better for Colleagues and Customers
  • Design and produce regular reporting to support decision making across the business
  • Provide analytical support on business questions across a wide range of topics
  • Investigate and present conclusions across a wide range of topics
Supporting the Commercial Teams
  • Enable Commercial Colleagues to make great decisions
  • Use Range information to inform and drive Wickes decision making
  • Provide information to support the Range Review process, shaping future ranges and displays
  • Investigate competitor price moves and recommend how Wickes responds in the market
  • Provide cross channel support to drive all parts of the multichannel offering forward
  • Competitor and Market awareness

    Work closely with the Insights team to put the customer at the heart of everything we do. Undertake regular competitor visits to understand and report competitor activity. Maintain a wide awareness of retail and customer trends and use this to drive the business forward. Make Wickes a better place to shop.

    Skills & Experience: Insight Analyst


    • Degree qualified (maths or science is beneficial) with A-Level Maths

    • An analytical mind

    • Team player

    • Good time management

    • Confident presenter

    • Ability to problem solve and explain logic


    What can we offer you?


    Wickes provides own-brand home improvement products and is committed to strengthening its position as the destination DIY and Home Improvement store for DIYers and Tradespeople. No wonder they have been voted “Britain’s Favourite DIY Store” and continue to grow their Business.


    Wickes are part of the Travis Perkins Group, the UK’s largest supplier of building materials with over 20 different brands and over 28,000 employees we are able to offer long and varied career opportunities. We are committed to investing in your development and enabling you to fulfil your future career aspiration.



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